The Role of Ethical Leadership towards Employee Productivity of Medium Enterprises: An Indonesia Experience

Sudarmawan Samidi, Cut Sjahrifa

Abstract

This study explores the role of ethical leadership and its impact on employee productivity of medium enterprises (MEs) in Jakarta, Indonesia. Ethical leadership (EL) is a behaviour conducted and decisions made by organizational leaders that are legal and align with moral standards and those that impose processes and structures that promote ethical conduct by followers. It's undoubtedly true that employee productivity is an important factor to the success of every firm. As proven by lots of companies that the successful one goes to those that give priority to productivity over revenues and profits of the company. This study uses personal interview with the selected leaders of MEs in Jakarta, Indonesia. The Corporate leaders argued that they believed ethical leadership is characterized by integrity, sincerity, honesty, trustworthiness, good communication skills, discipline, and fairness which contribute to increase employee productivity in the workplace. Ethical leadership could bring significant employee loyalty and satisfaction, trust and work engagement, and eliminate immoral behaviour. Furthermore, it could create sustainability of the enterprises themselves. In conclusion, applying ethical leadership is important and highly recommended to all the enterprises in their business practices.

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Samidi S. and Sjahrifa C. (2018). The Role of Ethical Leadership towards Employee Productivity of Medium Enterprises: An Indonesia Experience.In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Entrepreneurship and Business Management - ICEBM Untar, ISBN 978-989-758-363-6, pages 331-336. DOI: 10.5220/0008492703310336


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icebm untar18,
author={Sudarmawan Samidi and Cut Sjahrifa},
title={The Role of Ethical Leadership towards Employee Productivity of Medium Enterprises: An Indonesia Experience},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Entrepreneurship and Business Management - ICEBM Untar,},
year={2018},
pages={331-336},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0008492703310336},
isbn={978-989-758-363-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Entrepreneurship and Business Management - ICEBM Untar,
TI - The Role of Ethical Leadership towards Employee Productivity of Medium Enterprises: An Indonesia Experience
SN - 978-989-758-363-6
AU - Samidi S.
AU - Sjahrifa C.
PY - 2018
SP - 331
EP - 336
DO - 10.5220/0008492703310336